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Celsius notches another earnings record

By Hank Schultz

Energy drink brand Celsius Holdings notched record revenue in the second quarter of 2020 as the company nears its goal of nationwide distribution.

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Pandemic supply distortions hurt RiceBran Technologies

By Hank Schultz

Not all supplement and food ingredient manufacturers have benefited from pandemic demand upticks. RiceBran Technologies said consumers stocking their pantries with rice meant it had less raw material to work with, which hurt financial results.

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Deerland completes Bifodan integration

By Hank Schultz

Deerland said it has completed the integration of Danish firm Bifodan AS, which it acquired in 2019. The company said this means customers have seamless access to all of its products.

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New Hope cancels Expo East show

By Hank Schultz

New Hope Network, a division of Informa Markets, has announced that its Expo East trade show, which had been scheduled for late September in Philadelphia, has been cancelled.

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How COVID-19 is shaping global consumer trends

By Nikki Hancocks

COVID-19 has accelerated a number of 'mega' consumer trends and halted others, according to the strategic market insight provider Euromonitor International, providing insight into how consumers' shopping habits are being shaped in the short...

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GNC succeeds in getting critical debt payment pushed back to August

By Hank Schultz

Supplement retailing giant GNC seems to have prevailed in its high stakes negotiations with its lenders. Bloomberg Law reported yesterday that the company won a postponement until August of a major payment that could have caused the company to sink into...

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Curaleaf buoyed by increase in hemp oil demand during crisis

By Hank Schultz

Consumers seem to be turning to hemp and cannabis products during the current crisis, which has buoyed the near term outlook for Curaleaf, one of the largest companies in the sector, which posted strong revenue growth in its recent annual report.

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From the editor's desk

Some truths endure, even through the confusions of today

By Hank Schultz

Botanical ingredients have a history of thousands of years of supporting human health. As we enter springtime in the North Hemisphere it's comforting to reflect on the fact that that will still be true even as the current crisis passes.

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Reason for optimism in supplements market

By Hank Schultz

As the dietary supplement industry enters the century’s third decade there is significant reason to be optimistic about the decade ahead.

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Mantrose-Haeuser acquires emulsifier manufacturer

By Hank Schultz

Coatings and specialty ingredients manufacturer Mantrose-Haeuser Co. has acquired Profile Food Ingredients LLC, a manufacturer of dry stabilizer and emulsifier blends.

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Fast growing sports nutrition firm gets $5 million in funding

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition company Momentous, co founded by a former professional skateboarder, has garnered $5 million in Series A funding in a round led by venture capital firm FitLab, which focuses on human performance companies.

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